[lap-uh-rot-uh-mee] /ˌlæp əˈrɒt ə mi/
noun, plural laparotomies. Surgery.
incision through the abdominal wall.
incision into the loin, especially for access to the abdominal cavity.
noun (pl) -mies
surgical incision through the abdominal wall, esp to investigate the cause of an abdominal disorder
surgical incision into the loin
laparotomy lap·a·rot·o·my (lāp’ə-rŏt’ə-mē)
- Laparotomy pad
laparotomy pad n. A pad made from several layers of gauze folded into a rectangular shape and used especially as a sponge for packing off the viscera in abdominal operations. Also called abdominal pad.
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noun 1. (in a motor vehicle) a seat belt secured to the framework of a seat and fastening across the lap of a driver or a passenger.